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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Jr Electrical Engineer

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
5 days ago

Ballard has an immediate opening for an Electrical Engineer to join the Systems Engineering Team. The successful candidate will work well with existing engineering staff, is capable of working with limited direction, and will contribute to the development of Ballard's fuel cell system products.

  • Support the design, packaging and verification of electrical systems
  • Select and source electrical components (sensors, controllers, converters/inverters, PCBA, contactors, transformers, etc.) from given requirements
  • Verify designs through analysis and testing
  • Troubleshooting of existing electrical components or systems
  • Assist in preparation of technical documents, including test procedures, test reports, design specifications, and component/system design requirements
  • Prepare and/or review technical drawings

  • Must have an engineering degree from an Electrical / Electronics / Mechatronics program
  • 1-3 years' experience in an electrical engineering field
  • Experience designing, drawing, analyzing low voltage analog & digital circuits
  • Knowledge of electrical/electronic components and their characteristics, applications and limitations
  • Troubleshooting skills with DMM and oscilloscope
  • Basic electrical prototyping skills required including: bread-boarding, soldering through-hole and surface-mount components
  • Basic skill with mechanical prototyping tools such as drills, grinders, wrenches
  • Demonstrated capability for critical thinking
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and good listening skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team environment

Additional Consideration:
  • Experience and interest in PCB design and Altium software
  • Knowledge of fuel cell technology
  • Experience in automotive or mobile equipment design
  • Ability to read Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Experience with PLCs or other Industrial controllers
  • Experience with EPlan, AutoCAD or similar drafting software
  • Experience with instrumentation including pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices
  • Experience with microcontroller programming or other embed control devices
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code and/or National Electrical Code or European IEC standards
  • Experience with automation and machine communication